Meaning of foul

Definition of foul

(adj) highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"
violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
(of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines
(of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy"
characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor"
(noun) an act that violates the rules of a sport
(verb) hit a foul ball
make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
commit a foul; break the rules
spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
make unclean; "foul the water"

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